ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Future sea level rise from melting ice sheets may be substantially greater than IPCC estimates

Posted: 06 Jan 2013 11:57 AM PST

Future sea level rise due to the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could be substantially larger than estimated in Climate Change 2007, the Fourth Assessment Report of the IPCC, according to new research.

Long-sought structure of protein necessary for cell-to-cell interaction described

Posted: 06 Jan 2013 11:56 AM PST

Scientists know that cells in all higher organisms need to bind to each other for the development, architecture, maintenance and function of tissues. Mysteries have remained, however, about exactly how cells manage this feat.